Prerequisites: PSYCH-UA 1 and PSYCH-UA 51
This course provides students with a broad overview of the field of clinical psychology. Topics covered include the assessment and treatment of psychological disorders. Regarding treatment, most attention is devoted to psychotherapy, but early intervention, psychopharmacology, and behavioral medicine also receive some consideration. Topics are addressed in a manner that includes considerations about theory, research, and practice; the use of illustrative clinical examples; and discussion of current controversies. Cultural and ethical issues are also discussed.